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Cebu Added to APPT Season 5 Schedule


The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has announced the destination for its final leg of the Season 5 schedule. From April 24 through 30, players will touch down at the Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino in Cebu, Philippines. for APPT Cebu.

The series is highlighted by the PHP 100,000 (US $2,350) buy-in Main Event, which has been designated as an official Asia Player of the Year qualifying tournament. In Season 4, Team PokerStars Pro Vivian Im took down the Cebu Main Event for PHP 5.81 million after outlasting a field of 236. She made history by becoming only the second woman to make a APPT Main Event final table (Liz Lieu was the other) and the first to land in the winner's circle. She will return to defend her title in April.

The stop in Cebu will also include a series of side events offering a variety of games and buy-ins ranging from PHP 10,000 to PHP 250,000.

Here's a look at the full APPT Cebu schedule for Season 5:

APPT Cebu - Season 5 Schedule (All figures in PHP)

April 244 p.m.Cebu Cup10,000
April 2512:15 p.m.APPT Cebu Main Event — Day 1a100,000
April 2612:15 p.m.APPT Cebu Main Event — Day 1b100,000
April 2712:15 p.m.APPT Cebu Main Event — Day 1c100,000
April 274 p.m.Pot-Limit Omaha25,000
April 283 p.m.No Limit Hold'em Knockout30,000
April 286 p.m.Ladies No-Limit Hold'em10,000
April 292 p.m.No-Limit Hold'em20,000
April 295 p.m.Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em50,000
April 3012:30 p.m.High Rollers Event250,000
April 302 p.m.No-Limit Hold'em Deep Stack25,000

Players can qualify for APPT Cebu packages on PokerStars beginning on Feb. 13. All PokerStars qualifiers will stay at the luxurious Shangri-La Mactan Resort in Cebu.

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